Locates Coordinator - Eastern Canada


Toronto, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 171322 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Eastern Canada District 

Department: Field Operations 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 


Position Overview

As a Locates Coordinator you will be responsible for supporting the construction operations by; performing underground utility locates, supporting and maintaining the ground disturbance program, assisting with identification of known and unknown utilities, liaising with local utility damage prevention inspectors, and helping the team with the development of record drawings. This position is on a 3-year contract (with benefits) with the possibility of extension.

District Overview

Eastern Canada District's projects include highways, bridges, mass transit, mine site development & open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind-power plants, dams & industrial. They serve the construction and mining industries and operates in Eastern Canada. 


Our head office is based in Oakville and projects are in the GTA area.


  • Perform Utility locates to support the construction project
  • Use Transmitter and Receiver designed to assist and verify location of underground utilities including gas, telecom, hydro, water, sewers.
  • Mark utility lines with appropriate paint colours
  • Interpret Ontario OneCall locate tickets and understands expiration dates
  • Review and approve internal forms to support construction operations
  • Participate in the development of utility composite model
  • Use GPS survey equipment
  • Review and approve internal ground disturbance permits to support construction operations
  • Assess and modify internal utility design drawings to support construction operations.


  • Valid Drivers License
  • Ability to work outdoors and in various weather conditions
  • Construction experiences an asset
  • Previous locating experience mandatory
  • Microsoft suite
  • Ability to distinguish utilities based on colour of markings

Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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